Thought Into Action mentors are Colgate alumni, parents, and friends who have successfully built and grown early-stage ventures across a wide range of industries. These seasoned entrepreneurs donate their time, knowledge, and resources to support our teams, sharing their wisdom, expertise, and lessons learned.
The TIA program is invigorating. To get to work with the students and remember where I was 30 years ago is really amazing.Paul Pollock ’82 Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Who Should Apply?
Thought Into Action mentors typically have direct experience launching companies, non-profits, initiatives, etc.—individuals who have experience going from "thought" into "action." Our ideal mentor is a founding member of an early-stage company or non-profit. We also seek mentors with direct experience working with early-stage companies in a variety of functions including marketing, software engineering, product development, branding, accounting and more.